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to wolf blitzer. "situation room" starts right now. >> thanks very much, brook. >>> two weeks before the united states may plunge into financial crisis. plu, media mogul rupert murdoch is just hours away from being grilled and lambasteds by british law makers and now a whistleblower in the growing phone hackl scandal reportedly is dead. and a 77-year-old man defends his home and family from an intruder with a gun. stand by for the dramatic story. that's even more compelling because -- get this -- he's a member of the united states congress. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> the u.s. defaulting on its debt for the first time in history? we can't state it enough, this has enormous consequences for all of us, and time is quickly running out to prevent what the president calls armageddon. let's check in with kate baldwin. she's standing by with the latest. where do the negotiations stand right now? >> the two top republicans in the house. no official readout from the white house, but president obama says we are making progress when asked today by reporters how the deb
murdoch, james murdoch and rebekah brooks on how much they knew about these phone hacking allegations and when did they know it and why didn't they put a stop to it sooner or be more forthcoming. they told lawmakers earlier it was one rogue reporter, an isolated incident and it didn't did any further than that. we know of course that it turns out that thousands of people may have had phone mail messages hacked and lawmakers want to get to the bottom of how much each of them knew. >> the other question is this whistle-blower found dead yesterday tragically. police are looking into that. what is the latest there? >> reporter: what we know is that basically police have confirmed that a man was found dead at his apartment. that man is believed to be the whistle-blower for news of the world. he confirmed that the editor of the paper not only knew about the phone hacking but actively encouraged it from his reporters. he was the only whistle-blower to really go public and confirm that this was the case. now, what we understand from police is that he was found dead at his apartment while his
and that he was in there. and that brooke got in a car and drove back to miami, where she lived. she was filming her show with vh1. i had my mom with me. and she was headed for the airport. and i saw terry get in the car with his girlfriend. and they left. and i got in my car, and i drove myself home. and when i -- i was crying so inconsolably on the way home, just the shock of that. and i walked in the back door, and it was dark, and it was quiet, and i got to the kitchen and i saw the chair that terry used to sit in and have his coffee in the morning. and i saw a house that was a happy household, that had love and animals and life, that at that moment i realized it was never going to be that way again, that nick's never going to come home and brooke wasn't coming home and terry wasn't coming home and my mom wasn't there and my dog had just been run over in the driveway a few months prior. it was just too much emotion to bear at the moment. and i remember i couldn't even make it up to my bedroom. i left. i had my court clothes on. i got in my car. and i was crying so hard that i was
. and the police chief resigning following allegations of his involvement in the scandal. rebecca brook was arrested in london the former ceo of news international, owned by the parent company of the fox news channel and works for the form world of the news editor, and brook saying she voluntarily went to the police to assist with their investigation into allegations that news of the world employees hacked into voice mail of people whom they were covering. our correspondent, amy kellogg has more from london. >> yes, rebecca brooks said she went to the police by appointment and ended unarrest with the hacking scandal and involved not only the media, but certain members of the government accused to be too close to the powerful players in the media and even police accused of taking bribes to get information to the news of the world journalist and the head of scotland yard resigned without warning and police were under attack for hiring the news of the world editor was a consultant and arrested on friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said though he had nothing to hide. he thought th
. the questioning of rupert murdoch and his son james and former news of the world editor rebekah brooks was riveting, but what it did it reveal about how he does business? >>> in the rewrite, why a main newspaper told a candidate to get out of the race and why that republican candidate thinks barack obama is not a christian. [ male announcer ] this...is the network -- a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them. it's the at&t network... and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. >> rupert murdoch would like you to believe she sorry for hacking into your phone. next, how republicans may have scannedered their chances to get most of the things they always wanted. reagan adviser bruce bartlet is here. introducing the schwab mobile app. it's schwab
confirming rebekah brooks has been arrested in the hacking scandal. brooks resigned last week. she was formerly the editor of the "news of the world" newspaper. brooks is the 10th person arrested by british police in their investigation of phone hacking by newspapers and allegations of police bribery. we'll get more on this story in just a few minutes from our thrown bureau live there. >>> emergency and health be officials are warning the shaet on for much of the midwest and the northeast. forecasters say temperatures in the nation's mid-section are running 15 degrees higher than normal, even hitting triple digits in some places. the big question is there any relief in sight. alex wallace has an update. it's the duration that we're concerned about here. >> absolutely, you know if it was one or two days we could take it. we've complained but we can handle it. unfortunately we're talking about all the way through at least the end of next week having to deal with this heat and because of that we got excessive heat warns that stretch as you mentioned right in the mid-section of the cou
of scotland yard resigned yesterday. >> rebekah brooks was released on jail. >> rupert murdoch is said to face the scandal head-on tomorrow. >> now we move to david cameron. >> is cutting short a trip today to south africa. >> order. when are they going to do the decent thing and resign? >> congress now has 15 days to pass a bill to raise the debt ceiling before the united states government goes into a catastrophic default on august 2nd. today harry reid announced the senate will meet every day until the debt ceiling is raised. yesterday, david rogers of politico discovered and reported that house speaker john boehner and eric cantor held a secret meeting with barack obama at the white house. a republican leadership aide said "the lines of communication are being kept open, but there's nothing to report in terms of an agreement or progress." tomorrow the house republicans will hold a vote on the tea party's preferred solution to deficit reduction, the cut, cap, and balance bill, a bill that would slash spending and make raising taxes even more impossible than it seems to be now. the head of th
, everyone. i'm kyra phillips. rebecca brooks arrested in the phone hacking and bribery investigation. > >>> assassins kill a key adviser to afghan president karzai. >>> nelson mandela, turning 93. south africans pay tribute to their former president by performing at least 67 minutes of volunteering, one minute for each year mandela spent fighting for freedom in south africa. >>> 15 days from now, your dollar may be worth less, your loans could cost more. that is, if the government runs out of money and is unable to pay its bills. with a major breakthrough increasingly out of reach, lawmakers are showing more interest in a fallback plan. the compromised measure would allow the president to raise a debt ceiling and avert crisis. a vote on that could happen this week. the fallback plan would likely pass the democrat-controlled senate but face a bigger challenge in the house where republicans hold the majority. let's get the latest with brianna keilar. are we any closer to a deal? >> on a deficit reduction plan, kyra, it doesn't appear so. no announced meetings between the white house an
family is protecting rebecca brooks, rupert murdoch's protege who was once editor of "news of the world" and now heads up another division. >> i am satisfied that rebecca, her leadership of this business, and her standard of ethics, and her standard of conduct, throughout her career are very good. fundamentally, actions taken a number of years ago by certain individuals in what had been a good newsroom have breached the trust that the "news of the world" has with its readers, and we took the decision to close down the paper, to cease publication after this sunday, really because of that. >> rupert murdoch himself was in no mood to chat today, walking briskly to get away from reporters, including one of his own from fox business. as for those "news of the world" employees who were thrown under the proverbial bus, we do know what some of them did after work today. a few hours later, robbie collin tweeted we are all getting drunk. archie, we're getting reports in "the new york times" and in your own paper that the journalists of the "news of the world" who are out of a job feel like they a
brooks, they sat there hour after hour, taking the questions in good humor. and that gives them credit to their benefit, that they did go through this process. ultimately, though, tonight, as rupert murdoch did say he doesn't take responsibility for what took place although he will have to be the man that sorts it out. >> are you responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> who are responsible? >> the people i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> can you name people? >> i worked with mr. hinton for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. >> what i think is interesting in that exchange, the normal phraseology for people doing that is, i was not to blame, but i take responsibility. the buck stops here. and what we didn't get there was that phraseology or some version thereof. we also finally, wolf, we did get later on in his final statement the hacking was wrong, the payments to the police were wrong, no excuses. >> and there was an incident there at one point where an intruder just showed up with some shaving cream. tell our viewers what happened. >> the pic
a murder victim. rebec rebekah brooks has been een resd as of this weekend, and we will see what is going to happen here with rupert murdoch and his son james tomorrow? >> well, that is certainly, that is the big question. and rupert murdoch and his son james, and rebekah brooks, who are appearing before the select committee have to be so careful, and so careful in fact, that rupert murdoch's biographers saying he is in rehearsals and being coached by aides and he is walking a fine line, because on one hand, he is under oath, and so like he and his son and rebekah brooks, they can't lie. if they do lie, it is a crime. so they have to be careful what they say. they can't mislead this group, but at the same time, they don't want to give too much away either, because this is such a reprehensible difficult and negative story that any facts on how to what extent the criminality of how far it went up the ladder at any of the companies as the facts come out, it could well, we could well see a drop from the bottom just out of news corporation. today, already, tamron, we saw a 5% jump in news corp
, period where the phone hacking happened, rebekah brooks. she was arrested by police today in connection with conspiracy, conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption. rebekah brooks resigned her post friday as the chief executive of news international. representative for brooks told me that she had a prearranged appointment. a meating with police today -- meeting with police today but was surprised when she was arrested. her spokesman went on to say she had been advised she was not on the police's radar screen in connection with the investigation. she had been offering since january to be questioned by police but was told it wouldn't be necessary. they are supposed to testify to a committee on tuesday, a committee she testified in 2003 where she did admit giving police money for information. >> for information in the past. >> it's not clear whether or not brooks will show up at the committee meeting on tuesd tuesday. it cost two top executives, brooks and les hinton, the ceo of dow jones resigning on friday. the 168-year-old news of the world tabloid closed down last week and n
. >> murdoch has responded, backing his paper and its former boss, rebecca brooks. brooks, by the way now heads the entire newspaper empire, a company within a company. murdoch called the phone hackings deplorable and unacceptable adding i have made clear our company cooperate with the police in all investigations, and that is exactly -- the most you just cannot make this up part of the scandal, murdoch announced a lawyer would be helping to supervise his company's compliance with the investigation. that name rings a bell? it should. he served as assistant attorney general under george w. bush and is considered the primary author of the patriot act. that's right, murdoch has tapped the author of the patriot act. joining me you, archie bland, the former editor for the former independent newspaper in london. thanks so much. let's start on phones of war widows being hacked. seems that's making a lot of headlines in england. how big is the fallout of this story going to get? >> well, i mean it's reached a level to everyone in the uk has found astonishing. a story for a long time has been bubbling u
was that a lie? or just you telling another kind of lie? let's go to something you may like. david brooks, a conservative, is he something -- >> brooks a conservative? >> well, everybody thinks so -- >> that's the funniest one i've heard today. >> let me give you another like. brooks says the gop is willing to alienate atate 80% of voter commit political suicide because of its faith in the power of tax policy? that's funny to you? you think david brooks is a liberal now? >> he amuses me to no end. he's not a serious conservative. people on the far left spectrum thinks david is a serious conservative. running on reducing government, not increasing taxes, guess what? the republicans took control of the house of representatives by historic majorities in 2010 and came close to taking the senate back from a history low. so, you know, hey, let's bat this one up? >> why did they back up today? why did you say that john boehner ought to resign as speaker? you. i mean, if they did all of this -- >> i do want boehner to resign. >> if they did these historic moves last year, you said boehner should
rebecca brooks announced her resignation. she was editor of news the world. rupert murdoch apologized for serious wrongdoing in a full page ad. news international is owned by news corp. a parent company much fox news we have serious heat advisories. meteorologist maymariah molina has more. >> good to see you. we have a heat wave in transmittal portions of the u.s.. i want to point out. we have a new storm system arrive negligent pacific northwest and bringing cooler in seattle. today's high only 68 degrees. heading east bound and highs in the 90s from rapid city to minneapolis and across portions of texas. dallas triple at 100 degrees . factor in the humidity and that's what we are talking about dangerous heat. there is a number of warnings stretching from north dakota and missouri and portions of congress congress and oklahoma. it is dangerous conditions with heat index up to 115 degrees. you need to take precautions and say hydrate lighter clothing and lighter colored clothing as well. temperatures will continue to heat up. we are talking about 99 in rapid city and nen in miles per
today. rebekah brooks, former editor of news of the world testified. she was arrested sunday amid allegations that the tabloid was paying off police. she this wasn't the first time she was questioned. police payoffs have come up time and time again over the years. i'll play her testimony from today in a moment, but let's look back at what she had to say back in 2003. >> can i just ask of whether you ever pay the police? >> excuse me? >> do you ever pay the police for information? >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> and will you do it in the future? >> it depends on -- >> we operate within the code and within the law. there is a clear public interest, and same holds for private detectives, subterfuge, whatever you want to talk about. >> it's illegal. >> no, no, no. as i said, within the law. >> over the years, brooks has tried to back away from that testimony. but it came up again today when the former editor was asked to clarify exactly what she meant by the statement. here is what she had to say. >> i can say that it -- i have never paid a policeman myself,
brooks still being questioned. the newspaper was owned by news corp the parent company of fox news and senior foreign affairs correspondent amy legaling on is live. >> reporter: it mass affected the highest levels of news corp but also the british head of police. the police have been under fire for allegedly taking bribes bribes from news of the world jiorts and also employing a deputy editor as a consultant. he was arrested on friday. finally for not handling the phone hacking scandal thoroughly the first time around. >> as commissioner, i have ultimate responsibility we find our position in. with hindsight i wish we were involved in this affair differently. >> reporter: what many have called a shocking development, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper group, rebecca brooks was arrested for conspiracy to intersected communications. she had an appointment with police around noon today. she went in and was arrested. that was about nine hours and spoke with scotland yard and they say she is still in custody. 43-year-old brooks had top echelon of tabloid journalism here and ran t
corp, rebekah brooks, were in front of the committee. of course, there's the prime minister, david cameron facing the single biggest crisis in his 15 months as prime minister. we have been watching the spectacle. is cameron's leadership really under threat here? >> reporter: well, it certainly is being tested to the absolute limit. yesterday it was rupert and james murdochs time to be grilled, and now it's cameron's day to face the music, and he was asked repeatedly in his decision to hire andy coulson, and now coulson has been arrested as part of the investigation. let's hear what he said. >> he says in hindsight he made a mistake by hiring mr. coulson. that is not good enough. it's not about hindsight, mr. speaker, or whether or not he was lied to, but it's about the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. he was warned, and he preferred to ignore the warnings. >> the prime minister says he wasn't warned, and he never received those warnings. he said he will say sorry for hiring andy koulson. he has only been arrested and not formally indicted, and the prime min
as forcefully as columnist and beltway bell weather david brooks, writing in the "new york times," brooks said avoiding a debt default is the mother of all no-brainers for the gop. the struggles of the next few weeks are about what sort of party the gop is, a normal conservative party or an odd protest movement that separated itself from the habits of our nation. if reasonable republicans don't take control, independents will conclude the republican fanaticism caused this default and conclude republicans are not fit to govern, and they'll be right. it appears we don't need a few weeks to see which way the gop will tilt. we had a good sense of it this afternoon. here's john cornay on. >> the president is not listening to the same people i'm listening to, my constituents. it seems disingenuous to say we're going to cut spending but also going to raise taxes. we're not for raising taxes through the front door or through the back door. i would say it's premature to declare who's being reasonable and not. >> here's house budget paul ryan on a conservative radio show. >> if you take a deal like this
, rebekah brooks has resigned. >> the question is, does this mean that the walls are crumbling at news corp. it's too early to say, bulls this is a crack in the wall. she was a protege of rupert murdock, rose through the ranks, the ceo. lately, certainly have been seeing her by his side with the flowing red hair. for her to announce she is resigning is certainly big news. in fact, she even said, in her resignation letter, feels a deep responsibility as she puts it, quote, for the people we have hurt and wants to say how sorry i am for what we now know has taken place. >> interesting to hear that kind of language. really kind of resisting we did something really wrong and her resignation letter says that. >> pushing back, too. we now know. >> we didn't know before, she says. then we have that and the fact that justice department here in the united states, is getting involved in this scandal. we're hearing that the fbi is now involved. >> they are involved. and overnight, we are learning from the u.s. attorney general himself, eric holder, he told reporters in australia that, in fact, yes, th
. >> editorial by david brooks in "the new york times" who talks about right now republicans have got the no brainer of the century. and he writes and says that right now, the g.o.p. offered the deal of the century trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars worth of revenue increases. or tax increases and he says that the republicans would be crazy, david brooks does, not to jack up taxes a little bit but then he goes on to say, real independents look at the 2012 election and says, you know, the republicans could have jacked up taxes that much and save that much in spending but they blew it. hence, he surmises they would lose a whole bunch of independent reporters. >> 1992, presidential election race, read my lips, no new taxes? actually, people have actually believed he meant that, right? when taxes did increase, then bill clinton came in and it's the economy stupid, 13 months later, he wins the presidency and george h.w. bush ended up being a first term president. i disagree with david brooks who i respect very much. i actually think the repu
for that. martha: and in court, we are getting reports that news international reef rebekah brooks will testify before a british parliamentary committee investigating the news of the world phone hacking scandal, british lawmakers also calling on others to testify. news of the rorld was owned by news corporation, parent of fox news. fox news foreign affair correspondent amy kellogg joins us with the latest on this story from london. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hi martha. there are actually two things going on. there is a very sweeping public inquiry here looking into the phone hacking and the allegations of payments to police for information at the news of the world, and then, there is this parliamentary committee that has asked to question rupert murdoch, his son james and their chief deputy in london, rebekah brooks. so far only brooks has agreed to make the date, which is next tuesday. earlier this morning the deputy prime minister nick clegg said all three should appear before this committee. >> i think there are big question marks about how news corporation is being run. wh
to make something has been. >>> a top murdoch executive resigns this morning. rebekah brooks former head of the disgraced tabloid "news of the world" is gone. >>> in southern california, drivers buckling up for carmagedd carmageddon. a bridge demolition that will close down 405, one of california's busiest highways. >>> we begin with the resignation of a key executive in the rupert murdoch media empire. rebekah brooks is out. many people were outraged when brooks kept her job after the newspaper was shut down for scandalous reporting tactics. and as brooks steps down, the investigations ramp up. the fbi now investigating the murdoch empire right here in the united states. lawmakers demanding the probe amid reports that murdoch's journalists hacked the cell phones of 9/11 victims and their families. susan candiotti in new york with the details now. susan? >> reporter: hi, kyra. good morning to you. yes, this investigation is now 24 hours old. as fbi tries to figure out how they are going to approach this. all of it started, kyra, with a report in a british tabloid that a private investiga
is the idea that rupert murdock and rebeka brooks never asked a reporter hey, where did you get that story. tina has been an editor. i worked for an editor, it's propostrouse. the second idea is he sat there at the set of the company that he has his hands all over and didn't know about millions of dollars doled out to shut people up? >> hundreds of millions. >> it's an insult to our intelligence. if he didn't know, he's disconnected. but he did. >> steve, you think he didn't know about the hundreds of millions? >> i put it simply, the cover up is worse than the crime. to go in yesterday and have lied, i think would be arguably his biggest mistake his whole crisis. i'm prepared to believe he said he didn't know what he didn't know. you have an elderly man who was posturing. i think he's beaten down and a shadow of his health. >> he is shattered by it. he cannot throw his son overboard. that makes it very, very emotionally complicated. at a point when he's become so global, so remote of the press coverage, he is experiencing, for the first time, really, he's had a controversial time, what it
's empire reeling this morning. rebekah brooks arrested. reported friday she had resi resigned. she's been released on bail. it's not clear if she'll testify tomorrow. last night in a shock move that has left scotland yard for accepting almost $20,000 in hospitality from a private health clinic after he had yound yund gone surgery. that health clinic was represented by a p.r. firm owned by former editor of "the news of the world." this picture is building up. this cozy relationship between the police and senior executives at news of the world. that made his position very difficult. he decided to step down last night. insisting all the while he had done nothing wrong. >> the issue of my integrity, let me set clear that i the -- the people that know me know my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we had done something differently but i will not lose sleep over my personal integrity. >> reporter: the problem was, though, this kind of web of connections just seems to be getting ever greater as more information comes to light between the police and people at the newspaper, rupert murdoch'
's a senior fellow at the brookings institution. e.j., the office of management and budget has come out and weighed in against cut, cap and trade saying that neither setting arbitrary spending levels nor amending the constitution is necessary to restore fiscal responsibility. your thoughts on this. you've written extensively about it. what do you think? >> i think the so-called balanced budget amendment, because it's not even that, is one of the most dishonest pieces of legislation to come along. i know that saying something here in washington, it's a way of cutting your big three and a lot of other programs without actually doing it. if you'll forgive the harry potter metaphor it throws a cloak over the cuts, but if wants to limit federal spending to 18% of gdp. first of all, since when is gdp a constitutional principle? in fact, it would probably be less than that if if it were calculated on the previous year, because you don't know what gdp would be the next year. that would be 16%. that would require incredible cuts. meanwhile, it will virtually lock in the low taxes on the wealthy
of how these men and rebekah brooks allowed or created or allowed to exist a culture that these things could happen and they didn't know about it. >> and it was profound theater to begin with, and as you mentioned, a lot of questions we would still like answered. we'll see how that plays out, but in the middle of this theater, a subplot, if you will. somebody tries to pie rupert murdoch. describe the scene as you recall it and especially i would say a rather feisty defense of mr. murdoch by his wife. >> oh, i mean, well, we're watching from the back. the picture -- all of a sudden, the noise. you see this woman in pink launch herself, going to give somebody a right hook. you then see james murdoch get out the chair like this. now, at first i couldn't tell whether mr. murdoch sr. had been hit. you can then -- in later pictures if you look close, you can see the foam. more than one person suggested that, you know, this could have been a brick, it could have been, you know, nails, it could have been much more serious. you have to bear in mind if it had been anything like that, it wouldn't
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